Finance North is the latest company to join group risk protection industry body GRiD.
Mark Roberts, head of Finance North said: "It is perfect timing for us to join GRiD. There appear to be very few firms who truly specialise in this niche area, and being keen to grow this part of our business, it is massively important to work closely with those who operate in the market: insurers, reinsurers and advisers. "Group protection is an area I very much enjoy, and it's also very personal to me. As well as being directly authorised with the FCA, I also act as CEO for a national cancer...
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